Show #2999 - Thursday, September 18, 1997


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Robert Van Newkirk, an art director from Albuquerque, New Mexico

Kathy Petras, a writer from New York City, New York

Elizabeth Salinas, a historic interpreter from Silver Spring, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Correlating this system of measuring time to ours, the Mayan one starts in 3114 B.C.
    $100 6
Not far from the Arctic Circle, Kotzebue is the second-largest Eskimo village in this state
    $100 12
On this sitcom Laurie Metcalf played Jackie, who left police work to become a trucker
    $200 2
The Mayans domesticated turkey, ducks, dogs & these insects
    $200 19
This Green Mountain State has half as many cows as people
    $200 22
In 1983 letters from viewers helped save this Sharon Gless-Tyne Daly series from cancellation
    $200 17
Type of work stoppage initiated by an employer closing its doors to workers
    $200 26
It's the number of bishops on a chess board at the start of a game
    $300 3
Peninsula that was home to such Mayan sites as Rio Bec, Becan & Uxmal
    DD: $1,300 20
Ironically, this animal found in a state nickname is no longer found there in the wild
    $300 7
This FOX series teamed a human cop with a newcomer from another planet
    $300 10
To determine the position of a fetus before an amniocentesis, a doctor uses one of these picture scans
    $300 16
This revolutionary union's status grew "shaky" after a failed 1913 silk workers' strike
    $300 25
Total of the horsemen of the apocalypse & the traditional number of Magi in Matthew's gospel
    $400 4
Mayan art is classified as pre-this
    $400 21
The highest point in this Southeastern state is just 345 feet, in Walton County near the Alabama border
    $400 8
In 1998 Lauren Velez joined the cast of this hip big-city FOX police drama as detective Nina Morena
    $400 11
Also called false labor, the Braxton Hicks type of these occur throughout pregnancy
    $400 15
A series of 1995 raids in California found dozens of Thai immigrants working in these substandard garment factories
    $400 23
The number of points on a compass, or the number of permanent teeth in the normal adult mouth
    $500 5
The Mayans' principal unit of currency was this bean
    $500 18
The name of Haleakala, a dormant volcano on this Hawaiian island, means "house of the sun"
    $500 9
Andre Braugher plays detective & stroke survivor Frank Pembleton on this cop show
    $500 13
After birth, the baby is scored twice on this scale that measures 5 vital signs
    $500 14
This corporate practice of using external suppliers has become an issue in automotive labor disputes
    $500 24
William Howard Taft was the 27th president & William Jefferson Clinton is this number

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Elizabeth Kathy Robert
$300 $2,600 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elizabeth Kathy Robert
$1,200 $2,600 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
In 1892 Dr. Washington Sheffield first sold his cream dentifrice in a collapsible one of these
    $200 1
In 1953 Ibn Saud organized this country's first cabinet to modernize the government
    $200 6
In this 1996 film Madonna sings the line "They need to adore me -- so Christian Dior me"
    $200 13
The American Numismatic Association is the world's largest group devoted to collecting these
    $200 18
In her 1996 book the "Murder" is not at the White House but a few blocks away "At The National Gallery"
    $400 9
Remington was a pioneering maker of these in the 1870s; Mark Twain bought one
    $400 2
During the Spanish Civil War, this Fascist Party founder sent troops to aid General Francisco Franco
    $400 7
In a 1992 film, Mike Myers & Dana Carvey played hosts of this public-access cable TV show
    $400 14
This group was instrumental in the passage of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918
    $400 19
It was no accident that her "Accidental Tourist" won a National Book Critics Circle Fiction Award
    $600 10
Nestle bought the recipe & rights to these treats from Ruth Wakefield, who made them at her inn
    $600 3
In November 1980 Poland's Communist Party officially recognized this trade union
    $600 23
In "The First Wives Club", she, Diane Keaton & Goldie Hawn sing "You Don't Own Me"
    $600 28
The Niagara River flows about 34 miles from Lake Erie north to this Great Lake
    $600 15
The American Thoracic Society is the medical section of this association that fights tuberculosis
    $600 20
Her story "The Lottery" was first published in The New Yorker in 1948
    DD: $1,000 11
These machines became popular after Sonja Henie ordered 2 of them to take on her tour:
    $800 4
Later the namesake of an African country, he served as prime minister of Cape Colony from 1890 to 1896
    $800 25
Al Pacino received an Oscar nomination for playing Big Boy Caprice in this 1990 film
    $800 27
The Song Hong, a river of Vietnam, is also known by this name, from the color of its silt
    $800 16
This society gives the Hubbard Medal, named for its first president, for exploration, discovery & research
    $800 21
She's kept us in suspense with over a dozen novels, including 1997's "Pretend You Don't See Her"
    $1000 12
This man's 1941 solid-body electric guitar plugged in generations of musicians
    $1000 5
Aristotle called him the "Savior of his country and the ideal lawgiver"
    $1000 24
In the 1966 film "Nevada Smith", this actor played the title role earlier played by Alan Ladd in "The Carpetbaggers"
    $1000 26
The Moselle River forms part of the border between Germany & this grand duchy
    DD: $1,000 17
The Order of the Eastern Star is a society of members of this fraternal organization
    $1000 22
In "Paula" this niece of a former Chilean president told of her life while attending her dying daughter

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elizabeth Kathy Robert
$7,600 $3,600 $5,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The Washington Post once described him as "the mother of all embarrassing brothers"

Final scores:

Elizabeth Kathy Robert
$10,600 $7,200 $8,100
2-day champion: $23,800 3rd place: Maurice Lacroix Watch 2nd place: Trip to Bahamas Princes Resort & Casino

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Elizabeth Kathy Robert
$7,400 $3,600 $4,100
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
14 R,
4 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $15,100

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